By Scott Mills Six-time Paralympic Gold medallist David Weir claimed his sixth-straight Adidas Silverstone Half-Marathon win with a time of 00:47:33, in what turned out to be a fantastic day of racing for the Weir Archer Academy. Despite the infamous Silverstone rain doing its best to dampen the team’s spirits, Weir Archer’s David Weir, JohnBoy Smith, Will […]

By Scott Mills   British Athletics once quoted ‘sometimes just a few words can speak volumes. ‘Hardworking, dedicated and world-class’ and these are just some of the traits that will see Archer go down in athletics folklore” and the same can be said for David Weir. As the pair brought down the curtain on their […]

By Scott Mills Overcoming life threatening illnesses, fighting adversity and battling it out for world titles against some of the globe’s greatest wheelchair athletes is something that Weir Archer and Great Britain’s John Smith has being doing his whole life. So it comes to no surprise that the man who won the Dubai Marathon in […]

By Scott Mills Before the London 2012 Paralympic Games, head coach of the Weir Archer Academy, Jenny Archer MBE had a vision. In order to get David Weir CBE and her athletes to the next level she knew that she had to bring in some fresh and innovative ideas. Having been coached by Welsh International […]

By Scott Mills Over the course of the year, 2016 has seen many successes both on and off the track for the Weir Archer Academy. From helping in the local community and raising money at charity events to winning gold medals on the international stage at the IPC European Championships, many of the clubs athletes […]

By Scott Mills As the sun begins to rise over the frost-covered hills on the east side of Richmond Park, a calm and relaxing nostalgia fills the morning misty air on this cold but crisp Saturday morning. It is 7.30am and there is only one or two deer to be seen but not a sound […]

By Scott Mills On a cold, dark and damp evening in December, the Weir Archer Academy’s junior athletes are one set into an extremely intense interval training session on the rollers at Kingsmeadow Athletics track. What used to be a cold storage room with a draft half an hour before has now transformed into a […]